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Pittsburgh Ices Washington 4-3 - Recap

The Capitals came up short Sunday against the Penguins, falling 4-3 in a shootout.

Pittsburgh won as a -126 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 6.0 were rewarded at the payout window.

Pittsburgh got goals from Evan Rodrigues, Marcus Pettersson, and Colton Sceviour in the victory. Rodrigues opened the scoring at 0:19 of the first period.

Casey DeSmith turned in a 20-save effort for the Penguins.

Washington got goals from Nic Dowd, Alex Ovechkin, and Nicklas Backstrom in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Ilya Samsonov stopped 24 of 27 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-5, while the Capitals were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 27-23.